impiccato etymology

Italian word impiccato comes from Italian -ato, Italian impiccare ((transitive) to hang: to kill by suspending by the neck.)

Detailed word origin of impiccato

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ato Italian (ita) (chemistry, in nouns) a derivative of a specified element or compound; especially a salt or ester of an acid whose name ends in -ico. (in adjectives) having the specified thing. (in adjectives) resembling the specified thing. (in nouns) a rank or office. -ate, specifically:. -hood, -ship. Used with a stem to form the past participle of regular -are verbs.
impiccare Italian (ita) (transitive) to hang: to kill by suspending by the neck.
impiccato Italian (ita) Hanged (executed by suspension) Hanged person (executed by suspension). Hangman (word game).

Words with the same origin as impiccato

Descendants of -ato
fidanzato frustrato scienziato sfidato